Tag: Legislation

LOLER

Lifting equipment.

LOLER The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) are regulations created under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and cover the use of lifting equipment. Lifting equipment refers to a wide range of equipment involving any equipment used at work for lifting or lowering loads and this includes attachments which may […]

June 2016 – In the News

A mirror showing vehicles in a car park.

Renovation disaster as £700k house in Lewisham collapses during building work The renovation of a £700,000 house bought as a ‘doer-upper’ in south-east London turned into a nightmare when it collapsed during building work. Neighbours said it sounded “like a bomb had gone off” when part of the terraced house, reportedly bought just six months […]

October 2015 Top News

A worker on site.

Self-Employed Law Changes – 1st October 2015 Health and safety law will no longer apply to 1.7 million self-employed people tomorrow, following a recommendation from Professor Löfstedt in his review of health and safety law in the UK. In 2011, the Löfstedt Review recommended that self-employed people whose work activities pose no potential risk of […]